International Produce Training has been providing customized hands-on, on-site training courses for over 15 years. By popular demand we are now offering a complete online produce inspection training course for everyone.

    Available courses

    This short introduction explains how you can set up your lesson plan of desired courses.  You will have the option to choose individual lessons that are of interest to you.  You may choose 1 lesson, or all 17 lessons.  If you choose to view the entire curriculum, and you successfully pass all lessons, you will receive a Certificate of Training Completion.

    Options to set up lessons for a company are also explained, letting a designated manager set up and delete user accounts, assign lessons to each user, and monitor the employee's progress, when a lesson has been completed successfully.

    The complete curriculum of all available fruit and vegetable inspection lessons.  All lessons are based upon the US Grade Standards and USDA Inspection procedures for the inspection of fresh fruit and vegetables.  A Certificate of Successful Completion will be issued upon completion of all 17 lessons.

    This course is designed for anyone new to the inspection of fresh fruit and vegetable.  Inspection procedures, U.S. Grade Standards and inspection terminology are all covered.

    Reviews the proper use and care for all inspection tools.

    Inspection procedures for apples.  Concentrating on apples based upon the U.S. Extra Fancy Grade.

    Inspection procedures for Broccoli and Cauliflower.

    Inspection procedures for celery.

    Inspection procedures for Oranges and Grapefruit.  Common defects reviewed for Limes and Lemons.

    Inspection procedures for field grown cucumbers.

    USDA Inspection procedures for Eggplant.

    Inspection procedures for Iceberg Lettuce is the main topic.  Common defects for Romaine are also covered.

    Inspection procedures for cantaloups, honeydew melons and watermelons are included.

    Inspection procedures for all onions, northern grown as well as bermuda grano granex type onions.

    Inspection procedures for Sweet Peppers.

    Inspection procedures for U.S. No. 1 Grade Potatoes.

    Inspection procedures for strawberries.

    Inspection procedures for peaches, plums, nectarines and apricots.

    Inspection procedures for Table Grapes.

    Inspection procedures for tomatoes, primarily field grown tomatoes.

    Inspection procedures for Kiwifruit, Pineapples, Mangoes and Papayas.